April was a crazy month with two big commissions, a few trips, and and some big life decisions happening. More on all those other things in future posts, but here are a few sketches I created along the way!Read More
The team at Infogram recently published an article titled Top Data Visualization Trends in 2017, which they sourced from a diverse range people in the industry (including me). I was pretty amused to be called an expert in their promotional tweets, but then realized that I do spend a LOT of time thinking about this stuff, so I'll take it.Read More
Last week I attended my favorite conference, Tapestry, for data storytelling. This is my third year running, and it's starting to feel like family reunion. Last year, I gave a short story presentation on the power of drawing in visual storytelling, which you can watch on the conference archive page. You can also read a recap of the experience and check out my sketchnotes over on my blog.Read More
This is the first of a (hopefully) monthly installation where I share 12 of my favorite pages from my sketchbook that I have created over the past month, presented without comment. I realized that I only share a small fraction of the images that I create, so this is an effort to show you the process behind the curtain, or just other random uses for Paper.Read More
Last fall I provided digital graphic recording and other services for The Association of Finance Professionals' annual conference. This was a particularly fun assignment because in addition to attending the conference and capturing the content of several presentations, I also created a marketing video and was interviewed for the organization’s podcast. All content is available for your pleasure here!Read More
Last year I set a goal to read 50 books in a year. I got the idea in January after I had had some fun building a Tableau dashboard to the visualize the books I read in 2015.
So, I did the same thing this year. Check out my dashboard below- I focused on making this one very simple and optimized for mobile viewing. Enjoy!Read More
Late last summer I started talking to a client about running a series of visual thinking/visual storytelling workshops for their communications team. As I learned more about the staff, their experience, and their roles it became clear that the main goals should be to build confidence in their visual thinking abilities and to provide strategies for generating and sharing sketch concepts for visual stories.Read More